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[movies]Afro-Classic Folk Tales Vol 1 - Vignette Multimedia
Classic African folk tales.
Keywords: vhs; african; folk tales
Downloads: 106
[texts]Congo life and folklore: part I, life on the Congo as described by a brass rod; part II, thirty-three native stories as told round the evening fires - Weeks, John H

Keywords: Ethnology; Folklore; Folk tales
Downloads: 186
[texts]In chimney corners : merry tales of Irish folk lore - MacManus, Seumas, 1869-1960

Keywords: Ireland -- Folk tales
Downloads: 366
[texts]Fiabe e novelle popolari veneziane - Bernoni, Domenico Giuseppe, b. 1828
Book digitized by Google from the New York Public LIbrary and uploaded to the Internet Archive by John Mark Ockerbloom. Public domain.
Keywords: Italian folk tales; Venice
Downloads: 323
[audio]The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen - Rudolf Erich Raspe
LibriVox recording of The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, by Rudolf Erich Raspe. Read by volunteer readers. The stories about Münchhausen were first collected and published by an anonymous author in 1781. An English version was published in London in 1785, by Rudolf Erich Raspe, as Baron Munchhausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia, also called The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchhausen...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; folk tales; fantasy
Downloads: 10,631 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]"Old Roaney" told by Richard Chase - Jed Horovitz
Richard Chase tells the story of "Old Roaney"
Keywords: storytelling; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 459 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Coach for Cinderella, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Imaginative cartoon that breaks down the parts and features of a Chevrolet automobile into units that can be understood in terms of plant and animal life: caterpillars roll into circles and become automobile tires; in the "visible V-6" fireflies equal spark plugs and mice provide motive power. Naturally, tells part of the Cinderella story, too. Animation supervisor thought to be Frank Goldman.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Folk tales
Downloads: 25,107 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]"Molly Whuppie" told by Frances Clark Sayers - Jed Horovitz
Frances Clark Sayers tells the story "Molly Whuppie".
Keywords: STORYTELLING; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 576
[movies]Ledgends, Lore and Tall Tales - William F. O'Brien
Mark "Kodiak" LaJarret is a well known story teller in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Here he tells two spooky stories just right for Holloween. One is "Harold" and the other is the "Golden Arm". This show has the standard tone and bars,Slate and universal countdown. I tried to use a lot of special effects, but they did not do so well in some cases, but the show was fun to do.
Keywords: Stories,Legends,Folk Tales,Tall Tales,Fantasy
Downloads: 437
[movies]Roadside Theater's "Brother Jack" - Appalshop
Live performance by Appalshop's Roadside Theater of stories of the supernatural based on oral traditions.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; folk tales; Roadside Theater
Downloads: 47
[movies]"The King Who Was A Gentleman" told by Carolyn Horovitz - Jed Horovitz
Carolyn Horovitz tells the story "The King Who Was A Gentleman"
Keywords: Storytelling; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 320 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]"The Three Billy Goats Gruff" told by Frances Clark Sayers - Jed Horovitz
Frances Clark Sayers tells the story of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff".
Keywords: STORYTELLING; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 1,934 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]"Wicked John and the Devil" told by Richard Chase - Jed Horovitz
Richard Chase tells the story of "Wicked John and the Devil"
Keywords: storytelling; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 1,586 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2) - James Baldwin
LibriVox recording of Fifty Famous Stories Retold, by James Baldwin. Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse. Some are derived from very ancient sources, and are current in the literature of many lands; some have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people; a few are of quite recent origin (Excerpt from text) For further information, includin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; short stories; children; folk tales
Downloads: 64,869
[movies]The Jolly Tailor, told by Carolyn Horovitz - Jed Horovitz
Carolyn Horovitz tells the story of the "Jolly Tailor" - a Polish Folktale.
Keywords: STORYTELLING; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 332 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]"The White Girl and the Blue Wind Boy" told by Frances Clarke Sayers - Jed Horovitz
Frances Clark Sayers tells the story "The White Horse Girl and The Blue Wind Boy" by Carl Sandburg
Keywords: storytelling; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 614 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]"Sody Sallyratus" told by Richard Chase - Jed Horovitz
Richard Chase tells the story of "Sody Sallraytus"
Keywords: storytelling; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 1,045 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Norse Tales - Roy Trumbull
These are traditional folk tales from Norway. The Bear and the Fox The Boy Who Went to the North Wind East of the Sun and West of the Moon The Giant's Mountain
Keywords: audio book; Norse; Norway; folk tales
Downloads: 1,354
[movies]"Jack In the Giant's New Ground" told by Richard Chase - Jed Horovitz
Richard Chase tells the story of "Jack in the Giant's New Ground"
Keywords: storytelling; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 592
[audio]Folk Tales from Many Lands - Lilian Gask
LibriVox recording of Folk Tales from Many Lands by Lilian Gask. Read by Kalynda. A collection of poetic folk tales from all over the world. (Kalynda) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: folk tales; poems; gask; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 15,040
[movies]Ride for Cinderella, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cinderella relies on a Chevrolet to carry her home by midnight through obstacles and storms.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Folk tales; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 264,424 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]"Some Goes Up" told by Frances Clarke Sayers - Jed Horovitz
Frances Clark Sayers tells the story "Some Goes Up..." by Joel Chandler Harris
Keywords: STORYTELLING; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 286
[texts]Uncle Remus Stories - Collins (1960) - William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.
Uncle Remus Stories retold by Jane Shaw; from the original of Joel chandler Harris.  Illustrated by William Backhouse.  Published by Collins, London.  This book was published without a copyright statement.
Keywords: Uncle Remus; folk tales; illustrated childrens books
Downloads: 45
[movies]"The Elephant's Child" told by Frances Clarke Sayers - Jed Horovitz
Frances Clark Sayers tells the story "The Elephant's Child" by Rudyard Kipling.
Keywords: STORYTELLING; FOLK TALES; ORAL TRADITION; FOLKLORE
Downloads: 1,336 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Elves and Heroes - Donald Alexander Mackenzie
LibriVox recording of Elves and Heroes, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie. Read by Matthew Reece. This volume describes, in verse, the mythical creatures and people of ancient Scotland. It also includes explanatory notes about about the characters and folk tales that inspired the author's poetry. (Introduction by Matthew Reece) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for t...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; scotland; myths; mythical creatures; verse; folk tales
Downloads: 7,692
[audio]The Key of Gold: 23 Czech Folk Tales - Joseph Baudis (translator)
Librivox public domain recording of The Key of Gold: 23 Czech Folk Tales translated by Joseph Baudis. Not your common fairy tales, this collection is a mixture of morals, quirkiness, and sarcasm. In it one finds ironic dirivitives (if not roots) of well known fairy tales such as "The Brave Little Taylor" and "Beauty and the Beast," as well as some more unusual settings to impart the popular fairy tale themes of justice and happily ever after...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; short stories; literature; czech; folk tales
Downloads: 36,637
[audio]Tjuc_2011_07_10 - Anny Shelby
Appalachian Folk Tales and Universal Values or Jack Goes Abroad Anne Shelby - A writer and storyteller whose publications include the award-winning collection, The Adventures of Molly Whuppie and other Appalachian Folktales. Jessie Lynne Keltner - Her sister who plays traditional Appalachian music on the audio-harp, fiddle and guitar. Graham Shelby - Thomas Jefferson member This sampling of music and folktales demonstrates that, though culturally specific, folktales and folk music from Appalachi...
Keywords: Anne Shelby; Graham Shelby; Appalachian; folk tales; Molly Whuppie
Downloads: 53
[audio]Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland - William Butler Yeats
THE CLASSIC ONE-VOLUME INTRODUCTION TO IRELANDâS RICH FOLKLORE: WILLIAM BUTLER YEATSâS MAGICAL SELECTION OF TRADITIONAL IRISH FAIRY AND FOLK TALES Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books of Irish folklore collected and edited by William Butler Yeats Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, first published in 1888, and Irish Fairy Tales, published in 1892. In this delightful gathering of legend and song, the familiar characters of Irish myth come to life: the mercurial trooping f...
Keywords: Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Irish Fairy Tales; Classic; Yeats
Downloads: 806
[texts]Soma among the Armenians - Robert Bedrosian
This study examines the thesis of R. Gordon Wasson and his colleagues about the Amanita Muscaria mushroom, and then examines several ancient Armenian legends and customs in the light of those findings. A first look at the ethnobotany of the Armenian Highlands.
Keywords: History; Historical; Ancient, Antiquity; Hallucinogens; Ethnobotany; Entheogens; Mushrooms; Folklore; Folk Tales; Mythology; Armenia; Armenian Highlands
Downloads: 200
[audio]Conversations That Count 03: Telling Tales - Valery Coburn and John Dodds
Storytelling for fun and profit. Ah, we thought that tagline would grab your attention! But seriously, folks, this show is about telling tales, and Valery and John cover everything from fiction writing to folk tales to how myths are a key component of our humanity.
Keywords: books; fiction; storytelling; tales; folk tales; fairy stories; mythology; archetypes; Jung
Downloads: 32
[texts]The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen - Raspe, Rudolf Erich, 1737-1794
Novel
Keywords: Fiction; Tall tales; Political satire; Folk tales; Yarning; Lying; Munchausen syndrome
Downloads: 21
[audio]Folklore of the Santal Parganas - Cecil Henry Bompas
Librivox recording of Folklore of the Santal Parganas by Cecil Henry Bompas. This is an intriguing collection of folklore from the Santal Parganas, a district in India located about 150 miles from Calcutta. As its Preface implies, this collection is intended to give an unadulterated view of a culture through its folklore. It contains a variety of stories about different aspects of life, including family and marriage, religion, and work...
Keywords: children; folk tales; fairy tales; mythology; myth; legend; india; santal; parganas; cecil henry bompas
Downloads: 8,111 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[texts]Hin awandakan he'k'eat'ner Xotorjroy [Old Traditional Folktales from Xotorjur] - M. Hajian/Hadjian/Hachean, compiler
Hin awandakan he'k'eat'ner Xotorjroy [Old Traditional Folktales from Xotorjur] compiled by M. Hajian/Hadjian/Hachean (Vienna, 1907), 103 pdf pages. Book digitized by Google and uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.
Keywords: Folklore; Folk Tales; Fables; Proverbs; Armenia; Armenian Mythology; Myths; Armenian Antiquities; Village Life
Downloads: 312
[texts]The Marriage Trick And The Swallowing Rock
The story of two friends who look exactly alike and their journey to find love. Recommended Reading Level: EE (Early Elementary OR Lower Primary).
Keywords: Fable--Africa; Marriage--Folklore; Friendship--Folklore; LIT; LIT.EE; LIT.LP; Folk tales
Downloads: 52
[audio]Il etait une fois... - 001 (contes pour enfants) - Various
Il était une fois... - 001 (contes pour enfants), anciennement dénommé Contes et histoires préférés des enfants - 001, lu pour Librivox par Caroline Sophie, Nadine Eckert-Boulet, Ezwa, Kalynda, ani poirier, Fanny RW et Stanley. Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, les frères Grimm: autant d’auteurs d’exception dont les contes et autres histoires ont captivé des générations d’enfants, petits et grands...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; livre audio; littérature; français; French; contes; tales; fairy tales; folk tales; Jacob et Wilhelm Grimm; Charles Perrault; Hans Christian Andersen; Madame d'Aulnoy; Tom Pouce; Chaperon rouge; princess; pois; bouillie; chat botté; Cendrillon; canard; grand-duc; Brême; oiseau bleu; frère; soeur; sœur; soldat de plomb; il était une fois; once upon a time
Downloads: 92,026
[audio]Il était une fois... - 002 (contes pour enfants) - Various
Il était une fois... - 002 (contes pour enfants), lu pour Librivox par Caroline Sophie, Nadine Eckert-Boulet, Ezwa, jbcampo, Kalynda, Kaviraf et Nathalie Mussard. Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault et les frères Grimm, pour ne nommer que ceux-là : autant d’auteurs d’exception dont les contes et autres histoires ont captivé des générations d’enfants, petits et grands. Dans le second volume de cette collection d’histoires et de contes préférés des enfants, vous découvrirez...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; livre audio; littérature; français; French; contes; tales; fairy tales; folk tales; Jacob et Wilhelm Grimm; Charles Perrault; Hans Christian Andersen; Leon Tolstoi; Leon Tolstoï; Claudius Ferrand; Franz de Zeltner; Karl Ewald; Claus; ours; roitelet; trois frères; 3 frères; Riquet à la houppe; gnomes; présent; present; aiguille à repriser; araignée; araignee; puce; Jean le Chanceux; malle volante; Belle au bois dormant; reine des abeilles; lièvre; hérisson; plume; encrier; juge habile; Koli; terre; comète; Ourashima Taro; déesse de l'océan; deesse de l'ocean
Downloads: 23,605
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